With trial underway in the Manhattan district attorney’s criminal fraud case against Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP’s former leaders, Law360 sizes up the central players in the unfolding courtroom drama.
A Manhattan federal judge on Friday sentenced Ross Ulbricht to life in prison for operating the online Silk Road bazaar, which sold huge quantities of drugs and other contraband, after tearing into Ulbricht's assertion that the site was somehow good for society.
The U.S. State Department on Friday announced that as expected, Cuba has been officially removed from the government’s list of state sponsors of terrorism, advancing President Barack Obama’s plan to normalize diplomatic relations with the country.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed increasing the amount of renewable fuel in U.S. gasoline supplies, after two blown deadlines and a court order riled up both the petroleum and renewable fuel sectors as well as members of Congress.
Former House Speaker and Dickstein Shapiro LLP lobbyist Dennis Hastert has been charged with withdrawing nearly $1 million in hush money in sub-$10,000 chunks to avoid his bank reporting the withdrawals, and then lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, prosecutors announced Thursday.
A New York federal judge Thursday ruled that 50 Cent must face a trial in state court over his online posting of a sex tape featuring the mother of rival emcee Rick Ross’ child, dashing the rapper’s bid to remove the lawsuit with a last-minute bankruptcy filing.
Cephalon Inc.'s promise to settle patent litigation without using side deals to get reverse payments as part of a $1.2 billion agreement with the Federal Trade Commission sends a "strong and important" message to the rest of the industry to change its behavior, FTC health care chief Markus Meier told Law360 on Thursday.